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KCSMMHZ
Nov 29, 2012 2:30pm PST
use force against protesting farmers and monks. for the palestinian leadership is set to receive huge support for united nations recognition of a palestinian state today, despite strong u.s. and israeli opposition. >> in europe is also divided on the move. a majority of the 27-nation european union including france and spain, is expected to back the palestinians. germany, on the other hand, said it would abstain, and britain is expected to do so as well. >> hundreds of palestinian flags flying in support of statehood. people await the outcome of the united nations vote with bated breath. many have been waiting for this for a long time. recognition of a palestinian state by the united nations. >> today is a very important day for the palestinian people. we are excited. we are happy. we think the international community will not be disappointed at this time. i hope. >> palestinians are pushing to have their united nations status of credit to that of a so- called non member observer state, which does not include voting rights but brings with it the symbolic recognition of statehood. it w
KCSMMHZ
Nov 19, 2012 9:30am PST
technology a few young men are refining crude oil illegally. they tell us they sometimes produce several thousand liters of petrol a day. a simple hose pipe is meant to keep the facility from exploding. >> if we have better jobs, we will leave this one. you know, this is too dangerous for us. it's risky. about two or three times in this place, fire break out, and one of the guys working there, you can see his skin: he was caught in the fire, burned. >> they tap the crude oil secretly from the extensive pipeline system in the niger delta. life expectancy in the region is 40 -- ten years below the country's average. hundreds of these mini- refineries have sprung up in the past few months alone. the police and military turn a blind eye. >> well, this is nigeria. with a little money you can get yourself out from that place. they know that we are suffering. we are doing this as a result of poverty caused by unemployment. and they know this fact, and that is why when we cry to them they release whoever they arrested from the community, with a little money to bill them. >> in port harco
KCSMMHZ
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
us from beijing. james? >> reporter: yes, gene, it's a brisk 7 degrees celsius here in beijing, and the city is now abuzz that the congress is under way. signs and banners bearing slogans are everywhere. some read "cheers to the great chinese communist party," for without the communist party, there would be no new china. this is a major political event, and authorities carefully orchestrate every detail. i went for a tour of beijing to see what they've done. signs of the congress are everywhere in beijing -- flowers, elegant decorations and banners. when i got into a taxi, i found another sign. ahead of the party congress, local authorities here in beijing have instructed all taxis to take the handles off so that people can't open the windows. chinese authorities are trying to prevent activists from throwing antigovernment leaflets out of the windows of moving taxis. police in beijing have put strict traffic checks in place for vehicles entering the capital. government authorities have mobilized an army of volunteers to help with security. they say 1.4 million citizens are taking pa
KCSMMHZ
Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
ramin standing by for us at the tokyo stock exchange. we saw big losses across the board for stocks globally last week. what's expected this week. >> good morning. there's some concerns for global stocks, and we see their concerns about the so-called fiscal cliff, of course, in the united states. a combination of tax increases exami and spending cuts and could push the u.s. economy into a recession as all eyes are on how that develops. here in japan, too, the nikkei was down 3.75% last week, so we saw that play into the markets as well. the gdp figure is coming at 0.9% for the july-to-september period. we'll see how that is translating into the opening levels. let's go to the opening levels for the nikkei and topix for many monday, november 12th. both indices are down by half a percent there. the nikkei closed out last week at a four-week low as the yen gained against the dollar and euro. the japanese currency rose. really investors shifting money into yen-based assets and the higher yen weighing on export issues. this is at a time when many japanese corporations are releasing poor
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